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Christmas in East Herts

From mid October until the New Year we will be bringing you our weekly round up of events, ideas, useful information and our top tips to help get you in the festive spirit and make the most of Christmas in East Herts.

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  • Christmas dinner at home

    Planning Christmas dinner at home

    Don't panic this year about preparing for the Christmas dinner. Take a look at our variety of tips and guides to help you produce the perfect meal and an impressive Christmas table all in time for the big day.

  • Christmas dinner out

    Christmas lunch away

    Hurry and take a look at some of the delicious Christmas lunches some of our very own local pubs have lined up for everyone!

  • Christmas Crafts

    Crafty ideas

    Crafts are a great way of keeping children entertained in the run up to Christmas and are a lovely way to get them involved in the festivities.

  • Christmas Eve

    Christmas Eve

    Christmas Eve can be a long day for children and keeping them occupied can be a challenge. Here are our top tips for keeping them occupied...

  • Christmas films

    Festive films

    There are plenty of great Christmas films to download this year for the family to watch together. Here is our top 10 list of Christmas classics that all the family are guaranteed to enjoy.

  • Christmas baking

    Make your own Santa brownie hats

    Get all the family into the Christmas spirit and involved with some child friendly Christmas baking.

  • Christmas Tree

    Christmas lights switch ons

    Get into the Christmas spirit and visit some of the spectacular light switch ons in East Herts!

  • Man Xmas Shopping

    Visit a Christmas Market

    Visit the festive Christmas markets to do a bit of last minute shopping or to simply treat yourself to a mulled wine and mince pie.

  • Christmas Bells

    Sing along at a carol concert

    Fancy a sing song this Christmas? There are a range of glorious choirs performing new carol concerts to get us all in the festive mood. Book your tickets and join in the musical fun.

  • Christmas Do 300 x 250

    Planning your Christmas do

    East Herts is a fantastic choice for a festive celebration...

  • Party Games 300 x 250

    Shall we play a game?

    Games are great for breaking the ice or livening up a party after they've all eaten too much Christmas pudding!

  • Designated driver 300 x 250

    Getting home safely

    Before you go out, it's always worth planning how you're going to get home...

  • Father Christmas on his sleigh

    Visit Father Christmas

    One of the most magical parts of Christmas for small children is meeting Father Christmas. There are some fantastic grottos and chances to meet Father Christmas across East Herts this winter. Book soon to avoid disappointment!

  • Christmas Baking

    Get Christmas Baking

    There are plenty of festive treats you can make well in advance of Christmas week. Take a look at our round up of some of the best recipes around for two of the most traditional options and one avant-garde option.

  • Pantomime

    Christmas Pantos - oh no he didn't...

    What better way to enjoy Christmas than to watch a panto? Take a look at our quick guide to pantos in East Herts and the surrounding areas.